Project Hope: Meet the Staff

Vintrica Grant, LCSW, Mental Health Clinician

Vintrica received her Bachelor’s in Psychology and Masters in Social work from California State University Stanislaus. As a Licensed Clinical Social worker or LCSW, she is our primary counselor and Field Instructor for Master of Social Work Interns. She supervises Project Hope counselors, peer navigators and volunteers.

Mary Lopez- Gonzalez, SW

Mary earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. She is our bilingual Project Hope counselor. Mary has worked in Social Service for more than 25 years including managed care, child welfare and head start program. She lived in Mission Texas before relocating back to California.

Arthur Ramirez, Director of Volunteer Services

Art attend DeAnza Junior College in Cupertino California. He comes to us with more than a decade of volunteer coordinator experience from the City of San Jose, City of Modesto, and home health hospice program. He is the Volunteer Coordinator for the Project Hope Friendly Visitor, the HICAP (Medicare Counseling), and Family Caregiver and Support “Senior Relief Buddy” programs.